Notre Dame Vs. Stanford: College Football Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – November 27, 2021

Written By Staff on November 22, 2021

The No. 5 Notre Dame Fighting Irish (10-1) will look to keep their six-game winning streak going when they take the field against the Stanford Cardinal (3-8). The Fighting Irish (-20.5) take the field on November 27, 2021 at 8:00 PM ET against the Cardinal (+807 on the moneyline to win). Bookmakers have set an over/under of 53.5 points for the game.

Before making a bet on this game, check out this article where we provide the best available odds and break down everything you need to know about the matchup — including key metrics, stats, trends and more.

The insights in the following article are based off odds valid as of November 27, 2021 at 8:02 PM ET. Check out the table below for the most up-to-date lines for this matchup and get up to $1,000 Risk Free Bet at FanDuel today!

Notre Dame Vs. Stanford Betting Odds

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Notre Dame Offense Vs. Stanford Defense

Fighting Irish Offense Stats (Rank) Cardinal Defense
34.4 (25) Points/Gm 31.3 (99)
408.3 (60) Yards/Gm 446.0 (116)
256.5 (38) Pass Yards/Gm 204.2 (37)
151.7 (71) Rush Yards/Gm 241.8 (129)
8.2 (36) Yards/Pass 7.4 (71)
4.2 (67) Yards/Rush 5.8 (124)
42.4% (50) 3rd Down % 43.8% (107)
9 (35) Turnovers 6 (114)
16 (123) Sacks 8 (66)

Stanford Offense Vs. Notre Dame Defense

Stanford Offense Stats (Rank) Notre Dame Defense
21.0 (110) Points/Gm 18.6 (11)
310.4 (115) Yards/Gm 348.5 (46)
219.8 (73) Pass Yards/Gm 214.9 (49)
90.5 (122) Rush Yards/Gm 133.5 (45)
6.9 (96) Yards/Pass 6.7 (24)
3.3 (112) Yards/Rush 3.7 (33)
34.3% (106) 3rd Down % 33.1% (20)
12 (77) Turnovers 16 (6)
12 (99) Sacks 10 (44)

When Notre Dame Has The Ball

  • The Cardinal rank 114th in college football with six turnovers forced, while the Fighting Irish have committed nine (35th).
  • Notre Dame’s 25th-ranked scoring offense puts up 34.4 points per game. Stanford has the 99th-ranked scoring defense (31.3 ppg).
  • The Fighting Irish have the 71st-ranked rushing offense in the FBS (151.7 yards per game), and will be up against the 129th-ranked defense in that category, as the Cardinal allow 241.8 per game.
  • Notre Dame has conceded 16 sacks to rank 123rd in college football. Stanford’s defense has compiled eight (62nd-fewest).

When Stanford Has The Ball

  • The Cardinal score 21.0 points per game (110th in the FBS), and will be up against a Fighting Irish defense which ranks 11th in college football (allowing 18.6 ppg).
  • Stanford converts 34.3% of its third-down plays (106th in college football). Notre Dame’s defense gives up third-down conversions at a 33.1% clip (20th).
  • The Cardinal average 3.3 yards per carry (112th in college football) compared to the 3.7 per attempt the Fighting Irish allow (33rd in the FBS).
  • Stanford has the 122nd-ranked rushing offense in the FBS (90.5 yards per game). It faces Notre Dame’s 45th-ranked rushing defense, which allows 133.5 on the ground.
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Notre Dame Betting Trends And Insights

  • Notre Dame has won eight games against the spread this season, while failing to cover three times.
  • The Fighting Irish have been favored by 20.5 points or more once this season, and covered the spread.
  • In Notre Dame’s 11 games this season, the combined scoring has gone over the point total five times.
  • In six of 11 games this season, Notre Dame and its opponents have combined to total more than 53.5 points.
  • The Fighting Irish have not yet lost a game they were the moneyline favorite this season, going 8-0.

Stanford Betting Trends And Insights

  • Stanford has put together a 3-8-0 ATS record so far this year.
  • Stanford and its opponents have combined to hit the over five out of 11 times this season.
  • Stanford has played six games this season that finished with a point total over 53.5 points.
  • This season, the Cardinal have been the underdog nine times and won two of those games.

Notre Dame Players To Watch

  • This year, Jack Coan has put up 2,296 passing yards (208.7 yards per game) while going 189-for-282 (67% completion percentage) and throwing 18 touchdowns and five interceptions.
  • Kyren Williams has 185 attempts for a team-high 931 rushing yards (84.6 per game) and 12 touchdowns. He also has 40 catches for 339 receiving yards (30.8 per game) and three touchdowns.
  • Tyler Buchner has rushed for 280 yards on 43 carries (31.1 yards per game), with two touchdowns on the ground this year.
  • Michael Mayer has 55 catches and paces his team with 663 receiving yards (66.3 ypg) while scoring five touchdowns.
  • Kevin Austin Jr. has also chipped in with 36 catches for 658 yards and six touchdowns this year. He puts up 65.8 receiving yards per game.
  • Avery Davis is averaging 48.3 yards per game, racking up 27 receptions for 386 yards and four touchdowns.

Stanford Players To Watch

  • Tanner McKee has thrown for 2,163 yards while completing 64.3% of his passes (187-of-291), with 14 touchdowns and seven interceptions this year (240.3 yards per game).
  • Nathaniel Peat has churned out a team-best 401 rushing yards (36.5 per game) and three touchdowns.
  • Austin Jones has run for 343 yards on 98 carries (34.3 yards per game), with one touchdown on the ground this year. He also has 31 catches for 264 yards (26.4 per game) and one touchdown.
  • Ben Yurosek has 37 catches and paces his team with 566 receiving yards (56.6 ypg) while scoring two touchdowns.
  • Elijah Higgins’ stat line this year shows 42 catches for 491 yards and four touchdowns. He averages 54.6 receiving yards per game.
  • John Humphreys has caught 21 passes for 283 yards and one touchdown, averaging 40.4 yards per game this year.

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